bottled water resource study
sustainable engineer Pablo Päster did a study to figure out the resources necessary to manufacture and transport one bottle of fiji water, the countries second most popular bottled water brand. the reults are staggering.
the manufacture and transport of a single one kilogram bottle
>26.88 kilograms of water (7.1 gallons)
>.849 Kilograms of fossil fuel (one litre or .26 gal)
>562 grams of Greenhouse Gases (1.2 pounds).
link to the study